perinuclear

[per-uh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler]
adjective Cell Biology.
  1. situated near or occurring around the nucleus.
  2. pertaining to the narrow space between the inner and outer layers of the nuclear membrane.

Origin of perinuclear

First recorded in 1895–1900; peri- + nuclear

Pronunciation note

See nuclear.
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